North Star Powerhouse Mining Museum, Grass Valley

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  • Interesting to walk around outside and view the large machines, even when they aren’t open yet. Nice picnic tables by the creek. Hope to visit the inside next time.  more »
  • We learned so much about mining that we were only dimly aware of before. We were too early for the tour (it was 10 a.m. and the next tour was at 1:00) but we loved the museum.  more »
  • My husband and I visited this museum. At first we thought it was a small museum that didn't have much in it but boy were we wrong. It is 3 rooms full of mining history. They even have working machines...  more »
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  • Interesting exhibit of water wheels, mining history, and minerals. Probably best for adults or older kids. Nice park setting with picnic tables across the bridge. Cool inside the store building.

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